Originally posted by stirling
There have been Jesuits in the background of countless earth changing events.
The book Mein Kampf...written buy a Jesuit.
Countless other examples of jesuits lurking in the back ground as mentors advisors, confidants, and instigatos.
History is replete with Jesuit inspired bloodbaths.
just sayin...could this humble pie be just another ploy?
i think so.
Here are a lot more, A -C, "countless" good Jesuits, some of them saints. And Wikipedia is a
secular source. To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant. convert - John Henry Newman
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José de Acosta, Spanish historian; author of The Natural and Moral History of the Indies
Francois d'Aguillon, Belgian mathematician and physicist
Mateo Aimerich, Spanish philologist
Giulio Alenio, Italian missionary to China, called the "Confucius of the West"
Claude-Jean Allouez, French Jesuit, missionary to Wisconsin
Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, French missionary to China
Yves Marie André, French mathematician, philosopher, and essayist
José de Anchieta, Portuguese missionary in Brazil, founder of São Paulo, Brazil
Saint Modeste Andlauer, martyred in China
Juan Andres, prolific 18th-century Spanish writer
Saint Edmund Arrowsmith, one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
Pedro Arrupe, 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, led the first rescue party in Hiroshima after the dropping of the atomic bomb
Xabier Arzalluz, Spanish Basque leader; later left the Society
Anthony Azzarto, American educator at Saint Peter's Preparatory High School in Jersey City, New Jersey
Jakob Balde, German latinist, court chaplain to Maximillian I
John Ballard, English Jesuit priest executed for being involved in an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England
Hans Urs von Balthasar, 20th-century theologian, Jesuit from 1928 to 1950 when he left the order to found a new community with Adrienne von
Ignacio Martin Baro, martyr in El Salvador
Augustin Barruel, French writer
Michel Baudouin, Superior-General of the Louisiana Mission (1749 to 1763)
Joseph Bayma, wrote "Molecular Mechanics" in 1866...
Augustin Bea, German cardinal
Johann Adam Schall von Bell, German missionary to China; astronomer
Saint Robert Bellarmine, Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church
Frans Jozef van Beeck, theologian
Joop Beek, Dutch and Indonesian educator and presidential political advisor
Saint John Berchmans, Jesuit Seminarian from Belgium
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, First Jesuit Pope. Inaugurated as Pope Francis by the Papal Conclave of 2013.
Prosper Bernard, a Canadian missionary to China, killed by the Japanese
Joaquin G. Bernas, Filipino Jesuit, constitutionalist, Dean Emeritus of the Ateneo Law School; former president of the Ateneo de Manila
University, former Provincial Superior of the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus
Daniel Berrigan, American political activist, poet, and professor at Fordham University
Giuseppe Biancani, a very early selenographer
Jacob Bidermann, theologian and playwright - inspired Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Jacques de Billy, "pen-pal" of Pierre de Fermat, many early contributions in number theory.
Leopold Biwald, 18th-century Austrian physics professor and textbook author
Saint Andrew Bobola, Polish missionary, killed by the Cossacks
Saint Francis Borgia, third Superior General of the Society and exorcist
Ruđer Bošković, Serbo-Italian scientist, many contributions to physics and astronomy
Giovanni Botero, Italian thinker, discharged from the Society in 1579
Joachim Bouvet, early missionary to China and a leading member of the Figurist movement
Louis Bourdaloue, French preacher and orator
William S. Bowdern, exorcist who inspired the novel and film The Exorcist
Niklaus Brantschen, Swiss Jesuit, Zen master, author, and founder of the Lassalle-Institut
Saint Jean de Brebeuf, 17th-century French-Canadian missionary and martyr
Saint Alexander Briant, English martyr
Frank Brennan, Officer of the Order of Australia for services to Aboriginal Australians
Franz Brentano, philosopher who founded his own school of thought, the Brentano School...
Saint John de Brito, Portuguese martyr and missionary to Madura, India (present-day Tamil Nadu)
Claude Buffier, aimed to discover the ultimate principal of knowledge, praised by Voltaire
Niccolò Cabeo, many early contributions to physics
Saint Edmund Campion, English martyr
Saint Petrus Canisius, Dutch theologian, writer of the widely-used Little Catechism; Doctor of the Church
John Carroll, first bishop of the United States and founder of Georgetown University
Paolo Casati, Mathematician, supported Galileo..
John II Casimir Vasa, king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth....